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Meeting 2020 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Mechanical Behavior at the Nanoscale V
Sponsorship TMS Materials Processing and Manufacturing Division
TMS: Mechanical Behavior of Materials Committee
TMS: Nanomechanical Materials Behavior Committee
Organizer(s) Christopher R. Weinberger, Colorado State University
Megan J. Cordill, Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science
Garritt J. Tucker, Colorado School of Mines
Wendy Gu, Stanford University
Scott X. Mao
Yu Zou, University of Toronto
Scope Understanding the mechanics of materials in small volumes is of fundamental importance because it simultaneously allows for the exploration of new properties at the smallest of length scales as well as provides a basis for understanding multiscale phenomena that originate at these length scales acknowledging an interplay between size and properties. This symposium will focus on the mechanical properties of small-volume and low-dimensional materials, as well as bulk materials that are comprised of or are aggregates of these materials including bulk nanostructured materials and nanoscale based hierarchical materials. Studies that discuss sample size effects, changes in mechanical properties at the nanoscale, applications of nanoscale mechanical testing and the associated characterization, as well as modeling that addresses the mechanical properties of these materials are welcome. Properties of interest include, but are not limited to: elasticity, strength, plastic flow, fatigue, and fracture.

Topics will include:
•Size effects on elasticity, strength, plastic flow, fracture and fatigue in low dimensional materials including nanopillars, nanowires, nanoparticles, thin films, multilayered materials, graded materials, and architecture-designed materials.
•Changes in deformation types or patterns due to changes in scale including those due to size affected phase transformations, changes in density and types of interfaces, as well as available deformation sources.
•Nanomechanical testing of emerging materials, including high-entropy alloys, complex metallic alloys, nano-twinned metals, for understanding their bulk properties.
•Ex-situ and in-situ (SEM, TEM, XRD, neutron, etc.) mechanical characterization methods.
•Modeling and simulation at all scales, as well as coupled scale modeling, of mechanical behavior of nanostructured materials

Abstracts Due 07/15/2019
Proceedings Plan Planned: Supplemental Proceedings volume

An Experimental-numerical Approach to Investigate Hydrogen Enhanced Localized Plasticity (HELP)
Atomistic Calculations of the Peierls Stress in Nb-Based Multi-principal Element Alloys
Atomistic Simulation of Twinning Mediated Deformation and Plasticity in Au Nanowires
Bending Dominated Plasticity and Hardening in Au-Ag Nanoboxes
Characterizing Near-surface Plasticity in Aluminum-carbon Hybrid Materials
Comparison of Intergranular Fracture Behavior Between Sulfur Doped Nickel Grain Boundaries
Cu-graphene Multilayer Composite for Robust Electronic Interconnect Material
c+a Dislocation Glide in Zirconium
Deformation Mechanisms in a Nanocrystalline CuTa Alloys under Shock Loading Conditions
Dislocation-twinning Competitions in Body-centered Cubic Metallic Nanowires
Dislocation Dominated Plasticity at the Nanometer
Dislocation Nucleation-mediated Plasticity of FCC Defect-scarce Nanowires
Ductile-to-Brittle Transition of Micron-sized Niobium at Cryogenic Temperature
Ductile Deformation of Nearly Monoatomic Metallic Glass
Effect of Layer Spacing on Mechanical Properties of Cu/Co Nanolaminates Through Tensile Testing
Effects of Microstructures on Superelasticity of CaFe2As2 Single Crystal
Examining the Kink-controlled Dislocation Dynamics in High-Peierls-barrier Materials from the Atomistic to the Microscale
Exploring Small-scale Quasicrystal Plasticity in Unknown Temperature Regimes
Exploring the Extremes of Mechanical Behavior Through In-situ Electron Microscopy
Extending the Range of Constant Strain Rate Nanoindentation Testing
Failure Mechanisms of Core-shell Nanostructures
Fracture Properties of Ultrafinegrain Chromium at RT: Dislocations Processes and Toughening Mechanisms
Fundamental Investigation of Fatigue Behavior in Microstructurally-stable Nanocrystalline Cu-Ta Alloys
Grain Size Effect on Thin Film Adhesion
Improved Strength and Toughness in Metal-MAX Nanolaminates Through Nanoscale Mechanistic Competition
Improving Ductility of Magnesium Through Reversible Phase Transformation in bcc Mg/Nb Nanolaminates
Influence of Laser Machining on the Nanomechanical Behavior of Nickel Titanium Shape Memory Alloy
Influence of Mechanical Loading on Nanocrystalline Stabilized Alloys
Interface-dominated Plasticity in Metallic Nanostructured Materials
Intrinsic Deformation and Failure Response of Single Crystal MAX Phases
Investigating the Mechanical Behavior of Nano-architected Materials via Multiscale Discrete Defect Element Method
Investigation of Crack Nucleation and Propagation During Nanoindentation of Silicate Glasses
Mechanical Behavior of Metallic Glass-HCP Crystalline Nanolayers
Mechanical Phase Mapping of Meteorites: Combining EDX and Nanoindentation
Micromechanical Studies of Laser Surface Remelted Hypereutectic Al-20Si Alloy
Microstructure Characterization and Micro-mechanical Properties of 14YWT Processed With Different Methods
Modeling Deformation Twinning in BCC Transition Metals
N-10: Highly-impermeable and Stretchable Encapsulation with Wavy Structure
N-11: In-situ Tensile Test in TEM for High Precision Measurement of Mechanical Behavior and Quantitative Dislocation Motion Correlation with Single Crystal Ni
N-13: Mechanical Properties of Electrochemically Lithiated Tin
N-14: Microstructural Analysis and Mechanical Behavior of Ultrafine-grained Ni-Y-Zr Alloys
N-16: Pseudoelastic Response and Shape Memory Behavior in Ceramic Materials
N-17: Role of Tantalum Concentration and Processing Temperature on Tensile Behavior of Nanocrystalline Copper-tantalum Alloys
N-18: Strength Recovery in Self-healed Nanoporous Gold
N-19: Stress-strain Responses from Small Scale Testing (Nanoindentation, In-situ Micro-compression, Micro-tension) in Pure Magnesium
N-20: Thickness-dependent Elastic Deformation Limit of Thermally-grown SiO2 Thin Films
N-4 (Digital): Interface Diffusion and Thermodynamics Measured via High Temperature In-situ Mechanical Testing
N-5: A Novel Bimodal Microstructure for Improved Fatigue Resistance
N-6: Atomistic Modeling of Fundamental Deformation Mechanisms in MAX Phases
N-7: Effect of Additional Elements on Deformation Mechanism of γ-TiAl
N-9: Grain Boundary Engineering Leading to Enhanced Mechanical Properties of Superhard Boron Carbide
Nanomechanical Properties of Pristine and Heavy Ion Irradiated Nanocrystalline Tungsten
Nanomechanical Studies of Dual-phase Titanium Alloys Made by Additive Manufacturing
Nanotwins and Grain Boundaries: Competing Roles on the Nucleation and Propagation of Dislocations Probed via Nanoindentation
On the Estimation of Thermal Activation Parameters for Portevin-Le Chatelier Effect from Nanoindentation Data
Phase Transformation Induced Plasticity in High-strength Hexagonal Close Packed Co with Stacking Faults
Probing the Deformation Mechanisms of Al-matrix Composites with Small-scale Mechanical Testing
Quantitative Analysis on Deformation of a Cu/Cu45Zr55 Multilayered Structure Combining In-Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy and a Finite Element Model
Recent Innovation in In-situ Extreme Mechanics at the Micro and Nanoscale
Role of Grain Boundaries on Plasticity and Fracture of Nanocrystalline MgAl₂O₄
Size Effect of NiTi-based Shape Memory Nanoparticles on Recoverable Strain
Small Scale Mechanical Testing of Nanoporous Tungsten
Stability of Nanotwinned Thin Metal Films
Strong Strain Hardening in Ultrafast Melt-quenched Nanocrystalline Cu: the Role of Fivefold Twins
Studying the Anisotropic Deformation of Sapphire in Different Crystallographic Orientations using Nanoindentation and Micropillar Compression
Superelasticity and Superplasticity in Shape Memory Ceramic Nanoparticles
Tension-compression Asymmetry in Plasticity of Nanoporous Gold
The Effects of Supersonic Impacts on the Micromechanical Properties of Al6061 Cold Spray Deposits
The Influence of 3D Interfaces on the Mechanical Behavior of Nanoscale Metallic Multilayers
Uncovering the Nanoscale Mechanisms Governing Thermomechanical Properties in Solute-stabilized Nanocrystalline Alloys
What Controls Damage Tolerance in Repetitive Nano- and Micro-scale Impact Testing of Thin Films?

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